Item BCA - 2020.2500 - The Bampton Beam August 1996

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The Bampton Beam August 1996


  • August 1996 (Creation)

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pdf of 15 pages

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from August 1996. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-

Circling the Square – one-way system for the Market Square. Beauty versus Business and What do you want? Artist’s impression of what the Market Square could look like in the future
Bampton Village Hall
Friends of St Mary’s, Bampton, annual accounts, benefactors and friends, series of illustrated talks, open gardens
Bampton Village Appraisal 1995/96 update
News from Bampton 100 years ago – extracts from the Faringdon Advertiser selected by Simon Garrett
May Bank Holiday and Whitsun Bank Holiday, Pumpkin Club Street Fair, May Queen Anna Beckett and attendants Jenny Thorpe and Kerry Anderson
S.P.A.J.E.R.S 44th Original Shirt Race
The May Garland by Ruth Wheeler
Bampton Morris Dancers
The Carer’s Centre (North and West Oxon)
On Being a Carer by Mary Lynne Winship
Community Care Notes
Local Health Care – focus on Witney Community Hospital
OXDOC - new out of hours GP service
League of Friends
The Willows social day centre
Bampton Fair by Fenella Gray
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
Bampton Parish Council News
Help Protect Bampton – the Society for the Protection of Bampton
Buses to Witney and Carterton
Bampton Youth Club
Witney Road Runners Junior Section
Bampton Summer Opera
District Council News
Images of Bampton – old photographs of Bampton to be published September 1996
Bampton Recreation Ground and Multi-sport club
Letters to the Editor
Architecture around Bampton written and drawn by Gilbert March, sketch of house in Bridge Street, Bampton
Bampton butcher Patrick Strainge helps Blind Dogs Society
Bampton W.I. 75th anniversary 1996 – garden party held in garden of Mr and Mrs Edwin Lee
Notice Board
Bampton Youth Centre
Bampton Ladies Group
Bampton Welfare Trust
Bampton Pumpkin Club
Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
The Abingdon Crafts Festival
Bampton Bush Centre
Bampton Bridge Club
St Mary’s Flower Festival
The Children’s Society
Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund
The Royal British Legion
Brize Norton Village Playgroup
Bampton Boys Football Club
Bampton Tennis Club
The View from Sunny Jamaica – Joan Samuda talks to Linda Mills
Thames Valley Police, by Bill Oddy
Bampton Horticultural Society and Bampton Gardening Club, Bampton Annual Show, Saturday 7 September 1996
Letters to Auntie Beam
Bampton Primary School stories of things that grow by Ieuan List, Robyn Williams, Jessica Day, Jessica Ritchie, Simon Griffiths and Kirsty Curtis.
Bampton Youth Club news, Bampton Acts Drama Group and National Music Festival
Arts Page, West Oxfordshire Arts Association Exhibition of WOAA’s Summer Photographic Competition, Heritage Open Days, Wordplay Group and workshops
Venice Revisited – Dennis Harrison and Ann Manly
The Food Page by Gilly French

Market Square Garage
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Farmington Stone Company
Midland Bank
Curtain Choice
Danetree Veterinary Surgeons
Secretarial Services, S Garrett
Community Care
Bubbles dog grooming
Andrew Bowman, master thatcher
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s newsagents
J Temple, hardware, DIY, fancy goods & toys
The Appliance Doctor
Abbey Properties
CSW Picture Framers, Aston
Castle Wines
Grey Gables Garage
N Woodley, building maintenance
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
A Simmonds, the old-fashioned village store
The Romany Inn
The Pitstop, complete motoring service
Mark Kent – carpets, vinyl and general flooring
Philippa Rayne osteopath and Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
R Cooper, builders, painters, carpentry, joinery, general repairs and dry stone walling
Alpha Print (Oxon) Ltd
The Mentmore Crafts Festival

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